Debt, rather than earnings, is being used to cover living costs, writes Carl Packman.
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If we measure inflation by the Retail Price Index – far more commonly used than CPI in pay bargaining – real pay is still falling, writes Richard Exell.
Unemployment decreased by 77,000 between September 2013 and November 2013 to 2.33 million, with the unemployment rate now at 6.9 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.
Don’t believe the coalition hype. The so-called ‘cost of living crisis’ is far from over, writes James Bloodworth.
A government consultation on zero-hours contracts has been flooded with 36,000 responses from people wanting to talk about problems and abuses.
Despite today’s fall in unemployment, there are still causes for concern in the labour market.
Unemployment decreased by 63,000 between November 2013 and January 2014 to 2.33 million, with the unemployment rate now at 7.2 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.